Clifford B. Ammons


Clifford B. Ammons, named one of The Best Lawyers in America® in Workers' Compensation Law, was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1978. His experience spans from workers' compensation, medical malpractice defense and nursing home defense to education. His cases of note include Fresenius Medical Care and Continental Cas. Co. v. Woolfolk ex rel. Woolfolk, 920 So. 2d 1024 (Miss. App. 2005); Davis v. Pioneer, Inc., 834 So. 2d 739 (Miss. App. 2003); and Bates v. Countrybrook Living Center, 609 So. 2d 1247 (Miss.1992). Clifford is active in both professional and civic organizations. He has served as chairman of both the Workers' Compensation Committee State Bar and Workers' Compensation and Administrative Law Section of the Mississippi Bar, and he currently presides as a Chancellor for the Mississippi Methodist Church.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1952
Practice Areas
Healthcare Litigation
Professional Liability (Non-Medical)
Workers' Compensation Defense

Bachelor's Degree: Political Science, Millsaps College, 1975
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1978

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  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants; Workers' Compensation Law (1995-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2011 & 2014, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers)


  • Direct and Cross Examination of a Physician in a Workers' Compensation Case-Employer/Carrier's Perspective, Mississippi Workers' Compensation Educational Conference (May 25, 1994)
  • Establishing Wage Loss Disability: Employer's Perspective, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Seminar  (February 3, 1995)
  • How to Evaluate a Workers' Compensation Case from the Defense Perspective, The Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar Second Annual CLE-Cancun Style Seminar (April 28, 1995)
  • Legal Perspective of Current Challenges in Pain Treatment, The Mississippi Pain Society Division of the Southern Pain Society  (July 2005)
  • The Personal Injury Paralegal in Mississippi for the Defense, Institute for Paralegal Education (October 1995)

Published Appellate Cases

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Advisory Board of the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission, Past Member
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, Member
  • Mississippi Methodist Church, Chancellor
  • National Association of University and College Attorneys
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Workers' Compensation Committee of State Bar, Past Chairman
  • Workers' Compensation and Administrative Law Section of The Mississippi Bar, Past Chairman